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Script madness! Or, why I love the shell prompt

Posted 03-21-2010 at 08:50 PM by Raveolution

So today I decided I was tired of dealing with a whole large directory of zip files. Since all the zip files were uniquely named, I figured might as well make a corresponding directory name and unpack each one in there.

Good luck doing that in Winderz. But I'm not in Winderz. I'm on a shell prompt. So what's a nerd to do.

Well, so far I worked it out this way. In bash, I did:

for i in *.zip;do unzip $i -d `echo $i| sed -e 's/.zip//g'`;done
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Wow. Linux has come a LONG way since Slackware 3.2

Posted 03-09-2010 at 11:35 AM by Raveolution

Yeah, that's when I started using Linux. Since then I've been on Slackware up to 9.1, and then mainly Redhat from then on, stopping at about RedHat 9 and then jumping back on around Fedora 7, then off again around Fedora 9, and now I'm running a fully upgraded install of Fedora 12. Well, it'll be fully upgraded when I reboot, which I am want to do whenever a kernel or X upgrade occurs. Other than that, it's been six SOLID weeks since I've booted this comp into Windows, and three days as far as my...
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